Weather Alert  

FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING The Flash Flood Watch continues for * Portions of southern Connecticut and southeast New York, including the following areas, in southern Connecticut, Northern Middlesex, Northern New Haven, Northern New London, Southern Middlesex, Southern New Haven, and Southern New London. In southeast New York, Northeastern Suffolk, Northwestern Suffolk, Southeastern Suffolk, and Southwestern Suffolk. * From late tonight through Saturday evening * A slow moving frontal system will approach the region early Saturday. Heavy rain will become likely early Saturday and last through Saturday afternoon. Total rainfall amounts will be around 1 inch with locally higher amounts possible. Excessive runoff will be possible which would lead to flooding of urban and poor drainage areas. In addition, smaller rivers and streams could overflow their banks.

Three-Year-Old Girl Injured in Hit and Run Crash

LongIsland.com

Suffolk County Police today arrested a Middle Island man that left the scene of a crash that injured a 3-year-old girl.

Print Email

Shirley, NY - September 16th, 2014 - Suffolk County Police today arrested a Middle Island man that left the scene of a crash that injured a 3-year-old girl.

Scott Shea, 30, was driving a 2005 Jeep northbound on William Floyd Parkway, south of Montauk Highway, when he struck a 3-year-old girl that was riding in a stroller.  The girl was transported by Suffolk County Police helicopter to Stony Brook University Hospital where she was being treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

Shea was charged with Leaving the Scene of an Accident. He will be held overnight at the Seventh Precinct and is scheduled to be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip on September 16.

The investigation is continuing.

A criminal charge is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.